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for joining us, tuesday morning. megan pringle. >> and charlie crowson. all right. we are going to go to the nation capital. it was hit hard. this is the constitution. the winds whipping there. the wind and the rain. it the right a live shot this morning in baltimore. >> yes. that is a community that is seeing a lot of flooding. that is the case throughout central maryland. flooding in areas, down trees and debris in the other areas. so, you might be wondering are we out of the woods yet? here is lynette charles. >>> all right. megan, what is in store. more wind and also more rain coming in across the area. let's talk about hurricane sandy. what is going on with it right now. it is post tropical. we're not dealing with a tropical system. the winds sustained at 70 miles per hour. that is hurricane force winds. the pressure is beginning to go back up, which is a good thing. it is losing energy over land. now, we look at maryland's most powerful radar now. we can see a big shield of rain coming in here. we're looking at oranges and yellow. so, heavy rain in spots this morning. this heavy
information and taking reports. send us what you are seeing. if you see any down trees, send us your pictures. here is a look at super doppler radar. over on the eastern shore. that is all moving westward. light green color up and down the corridor. that will continue its progress eastward. let's look at the rainfall total so far. but at ocean city. up to about 2.3 inches. that is on the eastern shore. we can expect about 4-8 inches of rain throughout the rest event. maximum wind gusts at ocean city airport is 52 miles per hour. this is the impact you can expect from later today. >> we have some changes overnight from what sandy has been doing. it has been taking that turn. it is moving to the north instead of the northeast. we will watch to see when it turns to the northwest. we do think it will stay to the north of the d.c. metro area which is good news for us. we will be on the good side of the storm. we will predominately be coming in from the north to northwest as opposed to dealing with the onshore flow. we will be dealing with the heavy rain and flood event. 4-8 inches of rainfall wide
now reach the u.s. >>> officials are calling it the worst case of hoarding they've seen. dozens of 18-wheelers needed to clear it away. now, help for the horder. >>> and one honest cabbie. returning nearly $250,000 in cash, believe it or not. getting a measly reward in return. making us ask, what would you do? >>> and good morning, everyone. we begin this tuesday with jerry sandusky refusing to go quietly to his sentencing day. >> almost a year after the public first learned of the penn state child sex abuse investigation, sandusky will learn his fate later today. but he's already lashing out with a defiant statement of innocence and charges of conspiracy. >> abc's t.j. winick is in bellefonte, pennsylvania. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. jerry sandusky faces a sentence of 10 to more than 218 years. last night, we got a sneak preview of the statement he will read here at the court today. jerry sandusky now regrets not taking the stand in his own defense, after being convicted of 48 counts of sex abuse against young boys. for the last ten months, he's been
this live report for us. good morning to you, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. these candidates understand the stakes. that's why they have been huddled with advisers gearing up. president obama and mitt romney are preparing for round two, tomorrow night's second presidential debate. with polls showing a tight race, both campaigns know the stakes are enormous. according to a new abc news/"washington post" poll out this morning, president obama leads mitt romney, 49% to 46% among likely voters. there is encouraging news for romney. 59% of his supporters are strongly enthusiastic about him. compared to 55% of the president's supporters. mr. obama spent the weekend in williamsburg, virginia, getting ready for tuesday's showdown. >> how is the debate prep going, sir? >> it is going great. >> reporter: democrats admit the president's lackluster performance in the first debate was damaging. they say the president will be more aggressive this time. >> i think he'll make some adjustments on tuesday. >> reporter: mitt romney has been holding debate sessions outside bost
's handling of last month's attack in libya that killed four americans, including the u.s. ambassador. >> i want to make sure we get that for the record. it took the president 14 days before he called the attack in benghazi an act of terror. >> he did, in fact, sir. let me call it an act of terror. >> can you say that louder, candy? >> he did call an act of terror. >> reporter: and the president finally brought up the infamous 47% comments in his closing statement. >> when he said, behind closed doors, that 47% of the country considers themselves victims, who refuse personal responsibility, think about who he was talking about. >> reporter: this was the one and only town hall style debate. next monday's debate will focus exclusively on foreign policy. paula? >> i've got my popcorn and soda ready for round three. t.j. winick, live on long island this morning. thanks, t.j. >>> and as you can see, there's lots to analyze on both sides. so, earlier this morning, rob and i talked to our senior washington editor, rick klein. >> rick, always appreciate you being here with us. talk a little bit abo
abc news poll it comes just as the presidential candidates come out. >> tahman bradley starts us off from washington. >> reporter: good morning. it's hard to believe that the first presidential debate is on wednesday. mitt romney and president obama have been preparing day and night. with both men saying the other guy is going to do a better job. president obama and mitt romney start the week with a crucial showdown on wednesday at the first presidential debat in denver. at a rally in las vegas, president obama tried to manage the speculations. >> i know the media is speculating who is going to have the best zinger. i don't know about that. governor romney, he's a good debater. >> reporter: as both hunker down for intense practice, the polls show americans overwhelming with the election and the president lose. in a new abc news/"washington post" poll out this morning, 63% of registered voters expect president obama to win the election. that's his biggest lead so far when it comes to expectations. but looking at like hi supporters, the race is much closer. president obama leads mitt r
, and power outages, leaving to several rescues as well. good morning, washington. it is use morning, october 30. >> unbelievable pictures to share with you. now, throughout our newscast, we're going to scroll area closures along the screen. we want to get right over to jacqui, who's been following the situation all night into this early morning and joins us with the latest. >> good morning, guys. the worst is over. that's the best thing i can tell you. still lingering impacts. sandy no longer a hurricane, but still packing winds. take a look at the satellite and radar picture. you can pick out the center of circulation t. is moving across central pennsylvania at this time up to our north, and it's moving off to the west. we're going to continue to get some rainfall here this morning, occasionally off and on, and our temperatures are so cold, a little snow mixing in from the west. of course, the higher elevations getting hit hard now with some snow above 2,000 feet, where blizzard warnings remain in effect. flood alerts all across the area. a f
the california coast. >>> and quick getaway. brazen thieves getting creative. an epidemic using horsepower to commit their crimes. >>> good morning, everybody. we begin this wednesday with a presidential race that is just about as close as it can be. the two candidates separated by a mere fraction of a percentage point. >> our new poll comes as president obama and mitt romney blitz the battleground states. and with just 13 days remaining, romney is working to distance himself from another republican's controversial new comments. abc's tahman bradley has the story. >> reporter: the presidential candidates are storming battleground states in a final sprint to election day. the romney campaign, riding a wave of momentum may have hit a bit of a snag, as another republican senate candidate makes a controversial comment about abortion. richard mourdock was asked during a debate in indiana, whether abortion should be allowed in cases of rape or incest. >> i believe that life begins at conception. i think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it's something that god intend
us from denver with more. good morning, brandi? >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. this debate has been the biggest moment so far in this race. and for much of the night, president obama looked very relaxed on stage. and mitt romney pounced, putting the president on defense. the first presidential debate started with a hand shake and a smile between president obama and his republican challenger, mitt romney. then, it quickly focused on the economy. >> 5 million jobs in the private sector created. the auto industry's come roaring back. and housing has begun to rise. >> i know what it takes to get small business growing again, to hire people. >> reporter: romney was aggressive most of the night. but his comments about the 47% had taken a toll on his campaign. the president never brought up those comments. and romney tried to move past them. >> under the president's policies, middle-income americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. i will not, under any circumstances, raise taxes on middle-income families. >> reporter: the president challenged his rival, saying that r
, there was a major change. abc's tahman bradley joins us from washington, with more. tahman? >> reporter: good morning, rob and reena. mitt romney is showing a lot of confidence on the stump. and we'll see if his strong debate performance gives him a boost in the polls. but for now, romney is trying to put to rest a controversy that's dogged him for weeks. with his campaign reenergized after a strong showing in wednesday's debate, mitt romney took on the controversy, surrounding his comments that 47% of americans are dependent on government. shortly after a tape of his comments were released, romney said his remarking were not eloquently stated. but in an interview on fox news, he offered a new explanation. >> it's completely wrong. and i absolutely believe, however, that my life has shown that i care about 100%. >> reporter: president obama, meanwhile, is trying to rebound from what many believe was a lackluster debate performance. before a crowd of 30,000 in madison, wisconsin, yesterday, the president suggested romney's performance was just an act. >> i met this very spirited fellow who cla
this monday morning. thanks. >>> the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate has now become campaign fodder. south carolina republican senator lindsey graham is accusing the administration of a coverup. the top democrat says it is ridiculous conspiracy stuff. >>> people are paying tribute to arlen specter this morning. he served 30 years in the senate and he died yesterday of complications from nonhoge kins lymphoma. >> i remember as a kid, he would be down in the stands at three rivers stadium at steelers games introducing himself, just getting to know, he wanted to know the whole stadium. think people will look back and say, that is what an elected official is supposed to do, even if it is not convenient or is difficult at times. arlen specter always did that. >> his funeral is tomorrow. vice president joe biden has postponed campaign events in order to attend. he was 82 years old. >>> in other new, pretrial hearings are set to begin today for five men accused of planning the terrorist attacks on 9/11. the hearings are closed but family members of those killed on 9/11 have been invited to milita
wednesday. you can stay with us for "good morning america." they will have the very latest on american airlines, coming up. >>> also breaking overnight, a deadly disaster at sea. at least 36 people have been killed and more than 100 rushed to hospitals after a boat and ferry collide off hong kong. the boat was jammed with people enjoying holiday fireworks in victoria harbor. and the ferry was on a regular run when the two vessels collided. the boat quickly started sinking. and rescuers say low visibility made it hard to get to all of the victims. >>> to presidential politics now and five weeks until the election. the candidates are spending their last full day of prep before tomorrow night's all-important debate in denver. abc's tahman bradley has more at what's at stake in their first faceoff. >> reporter: the stage is almost ready at the university of denver, where tomorrow night, president obama and mitt romney will go head-to-head during the first presidential debate. at a rally last night in denver, romney previewed one of his lines of attack. >> we had 43-straight weeks of unempl
stay with us this morning. team coverage starts right now. and we are on a half-hour early for you this morning because of hurricane sandy. thanks for joining us i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. storm has been tracked for a number of days but lynette and wyatt and mike doing all they can to keep you ahead of the storm a live shout on the outer banks of north carolina kill devil hill has been a hot spot. number of reports out of there. you see the waves rolling in. >> because of that we have had evacuations all up and down the east coast. most people listening to them not everybody is. so we have a lot to cover this morning. let's get to the weather. >> all right. lynette. >> so we are tracking sandy and we are looking at it as a hurricane. the winds sustained at about 75 miles an hour. it's moving to the north at 12 miles per hour and picked up forward momentum and the pressure dropped one millibar so we are at 950 instead of 951. that means that it's trying to strengthen a little bit and gather more energy. being see it's 300 around 300 miles southeast of ocean city, m
lapses that led to the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate. however, republican lawmakers say the safety of americans working overseas rests squarely with the demander in chief. they are preparing for a possible strike, moving drones into the area. putting special opes forces on stand-by. >>> the pakistani girl who was targeted by the taliban is getting treatment at a hospital in england. officials are talking optimistically on what will admittedly be a very long recovery. nick schifrin reports from birmingham. >> reporter: she was nearly killed for simply wanting to go to school. malala has began a long road to recovery. her doctors removed her ventilator and she responded to stimuli. >> her doctors believe she has a chance of making a good recovery. >> reporter: 17 specialists will examine her in 24 hours. they have to recorrect her entire skull, shattered by a taliban bullet. this hospital provides better care than what she can receive in pakistan. and it is also safer. as long as she was in pakistan, the taliban promise to try to kill her. when the taliban took over her neighborhood
to inspect its boeing 757s. some of the jets use a different fastening systems to hold the rows to the floor. it was human or mechanical error. but it's ruled out sabotage. and it's getting those planes back in service, rob. >> and, tahman, real quick here. there's speculation this could be linked to sabotage. is there any movement on that this morning? >> reporter: there is movement. the airline and the union representing the 7,500 pilots have agreed to return to the negotiating table. but keep in mind, rob, that american airlines is in bankruptcy and looking to make layoffs and cuts to pay and benefits. the pilots rejected the last offer and the situation has been escalating, with the airline accusing the pilots to calling in sick to cause delays. and the strike authorization broke. but with talks on again, we could see a breakthrough. american's ceo sent a message to employees that he's pleased that both sides have resumed talks after a difficult few weeks for the company. >> let's hope it brings progress and closure to this one. tahman bradley, live in washington for us. thanks, tahman.
in bengha benghazi. it was terror after all, not angry protesters, killing the u.s. ambassador. and the issue is front and center at a hearing on capitol hill. >>> on the campaign trail. a new, softer side of mitt romney. his family urging the change, as polls show him closing the gap in battleground states. >>> airport arsenal. a boston man detained at l.a.x., after what border agents found in his luggage. body armor, weapons, even body bags. >>> and snoopy on the silver screen. the big announcement. charlie brown and the gang, in a brand-new movie. >>> good wednesday morning. i'm sunny hostin, in for paula faris. >> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. we begin this wednesday, with tough questions ahead on capitol hill today, about last month's attack that killed the u.s. ambassador to libya, as well as three other americans. >> the title of the house committee probe speaks volumes. it's called the hearing on the failure in benghazi. tahman bradley is here with a preview. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, sunny and rob. with the security failures in the spo
the effects, as ross palumbo of our miami station shows us. >> reporter: crashing waves, whipping wind and near-whiteout conditions. all of it washing over ft. lauderdale beach. flooding some tourists with fear. >> this is crazy. this is nuts. there's sand in the street right now. >> reporter: with severe surf conditions, not only at sea, but along the sidewalks. and along its edge, rescuers were racing to push people back to shore. >> very, very dangerous. we don't want anybody to get hurt. >> reporter: despite double red flag warnings, just to the forth, near this pier, surfers were slipping into the water. >> the rip current's too strong. it whipped me all the way down there. >> reporter: those currents not only closing the pier, but causing a wave of concern in the ft. lauderdale international boat show. more than 1,000 yachts are tied down. and tonight, sailors and sailsmen aren't sure how well they'll hold. now, there's nothing left to do but watch sandy's calling cards pile up. >> our extreme weather team has been working through the night to determine the exact path that sandy
transportation to a standstill throughout the region. united, delta, jetblue and us airways have shut down operations which will have a ripple effect. >> with cancellations in major hub cities that affects travelers all over the country. >> reporter: in new york citier where the biggest fear is the storm surge, all subway and bus transportation has been suspended. and hundreds of thousands of new yorkers have been ordered to evacuate from low-lying areas. >> if you don't evacuate, you're just putting your own life -- you're not just putting your own life in danger. you're also putting the lives of first responders who may have to come in and rescue you. >> reporter: stock markets will be closed monday and possibly tuesday. meanwhile, red cross workers are mobilizing across the country and heading east. >> there's no telling what's going to happen. it could be quite a bit of devastation. a lot of flooding. >> got two freezers full of food right now. >> there's no use buying food right now, if the power goes out, you're stuck with that. you might as well stick with reality. >> what can you d
after president obama for his response to the u.s. consulate attack in libya. >> it took the president two weeks to acknowledge that this was a terrorist attack. >> reporter: while biden challenged ryan's proposed changes to medicare. >> you are jeopardizing the program. you're changing the program from a guaranteed benefit. >> reporter: it was a more heated back and forth than the first presidential debate. and biden often laughed at ryan's arguments. >> joe biden understood, tonight, he had to go back out there and do what president obama failed to do last week. >> reporter: with the race still tight, both president obama and mitt romney, watched closely. >> i thought joe biden was terrific tonight. i could not be prouder of him. >> reporter: and in the end, their running mates even shared a few laughs. >> i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> i always say what i mean. >> reporter: that got a lot of laughs last night. now, the next big debate is next tuesday. that's when we see president obama and mitt romne
office. i don't have a joke here. i just thought it would be useful to remind everybody. >> it's nice to finally relax and wear what ann and i wear around the house. >> reporter: the white tie and tails event is a catholic fund-raiser. there's no partisan rhetoric allowed. just self-deprecating standup and light jabs. >> has some of you noticed, i had a lot more energy in our second debate. i felt really well-rested after the nice, long nap i had in the first debate. >> president obama and i are each very lucky to have one person who is always in our corner. someone we can lean on. i have my beautiful wife, ann. he has bill clinton. >> reporter: also while in new york, president obama stopped by "the daily show with jon stewart," and things took a serious turn discussing the terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >> i wasn't confused about the fact that we needed to ramp up diplomatic security around the world right after it happened. >> reporter: it's back to business today for the candidates. president obama heads to virginia while mitt romney campaigns in florid
romney three points after being up six points after his speech. romney focusololk coke us on hi plan. it calls for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> reporter: the candidates pounced on tv ads. romney does want to cut tax rates that would reduce revenue by $5 trillion over ten years. romney has refused to say which one, leaving him open to attack. >> today, mitt romney will launch an attack of his own, delivering a foreign policy speech slamming president obama's middle east policy. rock and paula. >> all right, tahman bradley, live in washington this monday morning. thank you, tahman. >>> and of course, the main event this week is thursday's vice presidential debate, abc's live coverage begins at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific. >>> and politics overseas now, it is another victory for venezuela venezuelian president hugo chavez. chavez although is battling cancer received 54% of the vote, leaving his supporters to celebrate right there in the streets. voter turnout was more than 80%. that's the highest in decades and the election was largely peaceful. >>> the origin of a drone that crossed into i
on record. this season, people who use heating oil can expect bills to rise 20% to an average of $2,500, an all-time high. natural gas customers will be paying 15% more. >>> and americans love their dogs and cats, especially at halloween. the national retail federation says we shell out $370 million to dress up our pets in costume for the holiday. a few favorites, elvis, superman, and for the dog that wants to be cool, a hot dog. do you dress up your pets? >> i don't. >> and if you're going to dress up your pets, which is a conversation in itself, do a homemade one, right? >> i agree. i may try it this year. who knows? >>> when we come back, to the rescue. the car crash victim saved from a fiery wreck by a couple of brave strangers. >>> more incredible video. the hot air balloon rides that ended with some very hard landings. >>> and a surprise hero gives the yankees something to really cheer about. after working on the computer all day, you'd think i want to stay away from it at night. truth is, i like to stay connected with friends. but all that screen time can really dry me out. s
america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." >>> this morning, a community's nightmare after another deadly rampage. >>> the shooter bursting into a scene into a spa in wisconsin. three people dead. victims of both coming together this morning. >>> final showdown, the battle in boca. the candidates clash again. new polls showing a dead heat. >>> wrong place, wrong time. it's tough to watch but he's ogg. as a pedestrian is caught in the middle of a high-speed chase. >>> and fish tale. a day on the water not soon forgotten by man nor beast. >>> good morning, i'm john muller. >> and i'm sunny hostin. rob and paula are off today. and we begin this monday with police in the milwaukee suburb of brookfield, wisconsin, trying to piece together that mass shooting at a day spa on sunday morning. >> they now say the gunman's wife worked at the spa, and after killing three women and wounding three others, the shooter killed himself. >> reporter: with the suburb just west of milwaukee still in shock, the mayor tried to find words for sunday, calling the shootings a sense
to the number one issue, the economy. in particular, u.s. auto jobs. >> you were very clear that you would not provide government assistance to the u.s. auto companies, even if they went through bankruptcy. >> the idea that has been suggested that i would liquidate the industry, of course not. >> reporter: the latest abc news/"washington post" poll shows this race is still close, with the president carrying a one-point lead. >> i don't think mitt romney hurt himself. but i think barack obama may have helped himself a point or two in the course of the debate. >> reporter: and with exactly two weeks, now, until election day, both of the candidates will be spending most of their time campaigning in the key battleground states. reporting live in boca raton, florida, brandi hitt. now, back to you live in the studio. >> thank you, brandi. >>> the final presidential debate is in the books. and the final sprint to election day can begin. >> and joining us is our senior washington editor, rick klein. thank you for being here. did you think last night's debate move the needle at all in an increasing
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